Wyoming Crappie Fishing
All about fishing for white and black crappie in WY.
Crappie Waters In WY
Bighorn Lake, Boysen Lake, Glendo Reservoir, Grayrocks Reservoir and Keyhole Reservoir and Pilot Butte Reservoir are lakes with abundant schools of crappie. You can also find crappie in ponds, rivers and small lakes in the state. Ice fishing for crappie can be fun and often fast action.
World record: 6 lbs 0 oz
State Record: 2 lbs 7.4 oz
World record: 5 lbs 3 oz
State Record: 2.45 lbs
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Top 5 Crappie Fishing Lures For Wyoming
Crappie jigs work well in water from 2' to 40' deep, and are the most popular artificial lure for crappie ever. When crappie are shallow, spinners, small crankbaits and underspins are the often very productive. As they move deeper, spoons are among the top producers if the crappie are active. Understanding the seasonal movements of crappie can enhance your chances of using these lures in the ideal locations.
Wyoming State Record Crappie
The state record black crappie was caught from Boysen Reservoir.
The state record white crappie came out of Glendo Reservoir.
Crappie are actually a member of the sunfish family and can be found in many Wyoming lakes. Crappie are known by many different local names. Paper mouth, goggleye, bridge perch, slabs and speckled perch, are just a few.
Crappie Fishing Basics
Check out crappie information, by state.
The life cycle of crappie.
The more you know about crappie, the easier it will be to locate and catch them in Wyoming lakes and rivers. Visit the crappie fishing page for details about their seasonal migrations.